FlipBook HATS & machines - ending soon
We're elated at having funded our latest KICKSTARTER campaign a few days ago, are wrapping up for deadline tomorrow (June 9th) 5PM PDT. We promised to send out... Read more
Launch of FlipBooKit HATS and Marvelous Machines!!!
* Early-bird special for original Backers *
In celebration of FlipBooKit's 5 Year Anniversary at Makerfaire 2012, we're unveiling a few amazing new devices in a new Kickstarter campaign.You... Read more
DELIVERED! (with a kiss?)
Hi Everyone, Sorry about the long delay between updates. Our team was a little spent after the big effort to get everything shipped in time....but all FlipBooKits have been delivered!... Read more
Launch of NEW FlipBooKit - CRAFT!!!
* Early-bird special for original Backers *
We’re writing this backer-only update so you can be the first to receive the news...in celebration of our 2 Year Anniversary we're launching... Read more
FlipBooKit One Year Anniversary - News!
October 1st marks the One-Year-Anniversary debut of FlipBooKit (at the 2012 Maker Faire NYC). We weren't able to attend this year, but FlipBooKit MOTOs were well represented in the gigantic... Read more
Mom's Day, Steampunk Upgrade Kit, and SMART-duino Parts Come
Mother's Day is Coming
Early on, we had no idea that FlipBooKit was a holiday-driven item. But that's one of the things we discovered after our first promotion in January... Read more
Focus on SMART-duino
Mark and Wen are back from their duties as overseas FlipBooKit ambassadors and the factory is at full force again! (see the cool new FlipBooKit creation"Jacco's Pyramid" in the Kinetica... Read more
FlipBooKit Crosses the Pond
A while back, we exhibited our flipbooks at a MindShare art and Technology expo in downtown Los Angeles. We made fast friends with fellow kinetic artist Leif Maginnis, (who is... Read more
The Handsome Dr. Steampunk Has a Heart
Steampunks are fulfilling now!
Finally, after all the delays, all the supply-line mishaps, the esteemed but slightly tardy Dr. Steampunk has gathered all his accoutrements and is prepared for his... Read more
Orders Fulfilled - MAKE - WIRED - and Dr. Steam Reveals His Brass
Last week we received a nice note from our fulfillment house. ALL FLIPBOOKITS, MOTOS, 3-PACKS AND 5-PACKS HAVE SHIPPED! (except for a few supporters who didn't respond to... Read more
Meet The Maker
that is... the FlipBooKit Maker Tool!
For all you makers wanting to create your own animation, we're happy to announce the live beta version of the FlipBooKit Maker Tool! There... Read more
Shipping...and Steampunk...and a Leapfrog...oh my!
We resume shipping today!
The FlipBooKit plastics plant reopened on Jan. 2, so we are officially back online! If you are still waiting for your FlipBooKit, you can expect it... Read more
What about the rest of the FlipBooKit shipments?
While some people did get their FlipBooKit rewards, the majority of FlipBooKits have yet to be shipped.
We feel like we owe you all a report of our... Read more
First FlipBooKits Have Been Shipped!
Thanks to all the efforts (last-minute, along-the-way, and early-on) of everyone who contributed to this project, the first FlipBooKits have shipped!
Special thanks go to Master-Machininst and Ace Die-maker, Dale,... Read more
Plastic Woes! Shipping Delayed.
There's No Good Way to Say This...
Hi Everyone, it looks like our plans for a pre-Christmas delivery are falling through.
We've hit a delay that is too close to... Read more
Our FaceBook Page, More Parts Arrive & Scenes From The Machine Shop!
Flipbookit Shows Her Face on Facebook
(with special video message to the Holiday Gifters)
Last week we announced that non USA backers were most likely not going to receive their... Read more
The Cards, The Site (and oh! all the stuff we've been busy with!)
The Big Question
There's been more than a couple requests for updates, and we've been working busily like flipbookit elves! But the most frequent question has been:
"Will my flipbookit... Read more
What's Up With That Box?
In this episode, I interview Steve and Mark (and another guy) as we find out what's up with that flipbookit box!
Hope you all enjoy the video ;)
ps... Read more
A Letter, a Motor, and a NIfty Spindle
Letter of the Week
Let's start out with a recent note we received from backer, Julian:
It's been a while since this project has been funded. When will the... Read more
Now that the funding campaign for Flipbookit is over, we wanted to make sure you know how grateful we are to you. For all flipbookit backers that pledged... Read more
Last Week of the Kickstarter Campaign
First, welcome to all you new backers, and thank you everyone!
Just a quick update for Tuesday October 23.
This is the Last Week!!!
The Flipbookit Kickstarter funding... Read more
Flipbookit animation news - and a sneak peek!
We're busy-bees preparing everything to build out the Flipbookits, but many of you have asked about the imagery and I wanted to send you an update. Here's some... Read more
DAY 12 - Manufacturing Update
Well, what can we say except "THANKS!" to ALL of our backers for getting us over the $100,000 mark! It's hard to express how much we appreciate your help in... Read more
Kid Testing Results
Quick update, courtesy of Wendy
Just a sweet video showing a tiny fraction of all the kid testing the flipbookits went through at our launch weekend at the NY Makerfaire ... Read more
Latest Prototype Photo
Want to see a better picture of the latest Flipbookit?
This photo is the latest revision of prototype, and it also happens to be one of the prototypes that was... Read more
3 Reward Levels Sell out!
We knew we had a great product to introduce... but we didn't expect word to get around this fast!
Many thanks to all the early backers for helping us gain... Read more
New Reward: 3-Pack
We thought the five pack addressed this, but the requests kept coming. So we've added a 3-Pack! Kickstarter allows you to modify your reward selection and corresponding... Read more
Hello Flipbookit Collectors!
Apologies if we haven't been able to answer every question directly,
but we're still on the road traveling back from our showing at the NY Maker Faire.... Read more
NEW REWARD ADDED!
This outpouring of support is so amazing! Thanks to all of you who are spreading the word. We received so many great suggestions and requests, it's hard to keep up!... Read more
Makerfaire NY Wrap-up
New York Maker Faire 2012...Wow! What an amazing weekend venue to debut our flipbookits, and a fantastic crowd that welcomed us. Many thanks to all the attendees who helped launch... Read more
Launch Day at World Makerfaire NY
What an amazing and busy day we had unveiling Flipbookit at the Makerfaire!
We want to first give thanks to Shawna, Naim and Matt (the RGB stegosaurus) for waking up... Read more